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The Federal Election Commission Is Mocked - NYTimes.com

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'It is an open scandal in Washington that the Federal Election Commission is completely ossified as the referee and penalizer of abuses in national politics. Karl Rove's powerful Crossroads GPS money machine cruelly underlined the agency's impotence last week with a snippy rebuff of a legitimate inquiry from the commission staff about the shadowy sources of the group's war chest. Crossroads GPS archly replied that continued inquiries on the matter 'are unnecessary,' but that if they keep coming, it will offer the same unrevealing response.This was no niggling issue. The election commission was asking for more details about the operation's 2012 fourth-quarter report showing more than $50 million in independent expenditures but not a sign of who donated the money. '
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